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Continuing Education Programs

Four Pillars of a Successful Retirement

Course Description

If you’re approaching retirement or recently retired, you owe it to yourself to spend a few hours learning about the issues facing retirees so that you can develop the skills needed to confront today’s challenges and make informed decisions that will affect your retirement lifestyle.

You will learn how to avoid the Three Risks to a Comfortable Retirement: Inflation – the rising cost of living, healthcare and long term care costs, and the unpredictability of the financial markets. 

Thrive financially in retirement and learn how to potentially increase your Social Security, create a plan for lifetime income, manage taxes in retirement and protect and preserve assets so that you can live the retirement you’ve always dreamed of.  Learn efficient methods for wealth transfer to your heirs.

New Retirement Rules (including the SECURE Act):  Understand How Taxes, IRAs, and Retirement Planning are Changing and How It will Affect You and Your Retirement

All students will receive an 80 page workbook and the opportunity to meet with the instructor for a personal appointment.

Important Information

Approximately one week before the class starts, you will be emailed course location and parking instructions.

Course Fee - $35


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Registration and Payment Notes

If you plan to pay by check or purchase order, select "register by mail." Complete the form and return a printout with payment to: UofSC Continuing Education and Conferences, Close/Hipp Building at 1705 College Street, Suite 591, Columbia, SC 29208. Your seat is not guaranteed until payment is received.

We accept online payment via electronic check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express through MarketPlace, a secure electronic environment that simplifies business transactions with the university. Follow the MarketPlace prompts to complete payment. Your transaction is only complete when you receive an order number, which is your receipt of payment. Your seat is not guaranteed until payment is received and you receive an order number.

Once you have paid and are enrolled, you'll be emailed location and parking information for face-to-face programs or online instructions about one week before the program begins.

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